India NGO


About NGO- INDIA INDIA (Integrated Development Initiatives & Alternatives Foundation) is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit organization registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 1975 (Tamil Nadu Act 27 of 1975). The organization has been in operation since 1988 in different parts of Tamil Nadu. With time, our activities have expanded as per the demands from the rural communities in which we are working, and have come to include poverty reduction, environmental restoration, micro credit, community organization etc among rural, poor families in a big way. We envisage an integrated strategy to address the challenges of poverty and underdevelopment.

Vision :

To enable poor and downtrodden people to have sustainable access to safe drinking water, sanitation and better hygiene practices, through community partnership for the promotion of knowledge, skills and expertise and ownership.

Mission :

Achieve a holistic development outcome through effective partnership with local, national and international based organizations through leveraging, combining and capitalizing on complementary strengths and capabilities


Activities :

  • INDIA NGO’S activities include Capacity building, Net-working with national, state and regional government organizations, UN organizations, academic institutions, Corporate Body’s Collaborations, Knowledge sharing and Advocacy, in different parts of Tamilnadu in WaSH sector (Water supply, Sanitation & hygiene promotion)
  • Capacity building of Government Functionaries from Health, Rural Development, Education, Social Welfare, NGO Staff and Religion- Based Organizations
  • Piloting innovative wash interventions with unicef.
  • Partnering with various Corporate Companies and Non Governmental Organization
  • Experienced in Emergency based relief activities. Worked in Tsunami relief activities in Tamil Nadu & Andaman with unicef support
  • Taking active part in the knowledge management activities of National & International Learning. Read More


Integrated Development Initiatives & Alternatives Foundation



Partner organisations :

A Development partner Organisation for Unicef, Chennai, Communication & Capacity Development Unit of Tamilnadu Water supply and Drainage Board (TWAD), Various DRDAs (Rural Development Department), Anna University, Bharathidasan University, Menstrual Hygiene Management consortium and Water and Environmental Sanitation Consortium ....

Area of specialisation :

Rural sanitation, School & Anganwadi sanitation, designing of Gender friendly, child friendly toilet complexes and need based Eco sanitation toilets, Training experts on Sanitation Hygiene Education, Eco sanitation. Bio gas, Toilet linked bio gas and Waste water treatment system. Monitoring of Sanitation programmes Documentation. Trainers on Masonry and cost effective construction techniques. Read More